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Garrison Keillor: A Life in Comedy

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In April 2002, Garrison Keillor gave three live performances at the Yale Repertory Theatre, reading from a variety of his published and unpublished stories, novels, and essays. The award-winning radio personality and man behind the Lake Wobegon phenomenon presented his original musings on the life and times in which we live. Presenting one man, one mike, and a captive audi ...more
Audio CD, 150 pages
Published February 24th 2003 by HighBridge Audio (first published September 17th 2002)
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Mar 12, 2008 Joel rated it really liked it
I love Garrison Keillor, so this was a great road trip companion. He tells stories about normal people, people like your mom and dad, or maybe your strange uncle (if you're overly normal) finding humor in the stages of life. He isn't a typical comedian, and is unafraid to end his stories on a thoughtful note, and is more literary than most. He loves adjectives, rhyming his tales, a great turn of phrase, but isn't a bit overly romantic with his words, either (I haven't heard the term "Buster" in ...more
Apr 24, 2016 Susan rated it it was amazing
My husband and I listened to this book on a road trip up California's Central Valley. It is classic Garrison Keillor. We are big fans of Prairie Home Companion so it's no surprise that we loved this too.
Jun 04, 2014 Jamie rated it really liked it
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Listened to this while driving. Entertaining while at the same time some deep thoughts. Highly recommend. I listened to a couple of the CDs several times.
Jul 28, 2014 AnnMarie rated it it was amazing
Hilarious! This is my first Garrison Keillor book and I listened to it.....loved it! I will surely look for more at the library!
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Funny and all of his other books.
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Garrison Keillor (born Gary Edward Keillor on August 7, 1942 in Anoka, Minnesota) is an American author, storyteller, humorist, columnist, musician, satirist, and radio personality. He is known as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show "A Prairie Home Companion".

Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota, the son of Grace Ruth (née Denham) and John Philip Keillor, who was a carpenter and postal worker.
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